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Italian nurse proposes with a little help from his Covid gown


Giuseppe Pungente pops the question to his girlfriend. Photo: Facebook.

Niloufar Saleem, Gulf Today


Love has no boundaries. In this case literally, even in the times of the deadly pandemic scaring people to death around the world.


A health care worker from Italy, Giuseppe Pungente, who works as a nurse in a hospital, asked the big question to his girlfriend by writing it on the back of his protective gear.


The post which quickly gained popularity and has thousands liking it instantly, made everyones heart melt even amidst the deadly covid.


Giuseppe Pungente shared a photo of himself in a corridor of the respiratory ward of the Ostuni hospital in Puglia, his back turned to the camera.


"Carmeli, do you want to marry me?" was the message written on the back of Pungente's gown, with a "Yes" and "No" underneath.


In his New Year's post, Pungente wrote that, as a nurse "in the front line in the fight against the virus" who had recovered himself from Covid-19, "I've developed the idea that real life is made of small and simple things...."


"Such as close friends, birth family and the one of the future, together with you, Carmen Pinto."


The sixteenth message below his photograph was Pinto responding "YESSSSSSSSS" followed by seven heart emojis.


Pungente contracted Covid-19 at the start of the pandemic in March, and in recent days was vaccinated, La Repubblica daily reported.

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